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Headword: *)ali/bas
Adler number: alpha,1210
Translated headword: corpse
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the dead body.[1] Or what a river in Hades is called.[2] Or vinegar [is] also a)li/bas, from not being poured [lei/besqai].
Because [vinegar] is wine made dead.[3]
Greek Original:
*)ali/bas: o( nekro/s. h)\ potamo\s e)n a(/|dou le/getai. h)\ a)li/bas kai\ to\ o)/cos a)po\ tou= mh\ lei/besqai. o(/ti nenekrwme/nos oi)=no/s e)stin.
The first paragraph is the same or similar in other lexica; references at Photius alpha949 Theodoridis.
[1] cf. upsilon 31.
[2] The Styx; cf. kappa 1530.
[3] cf. omicron 413.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; mythology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 May 2000@19:55:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 29 January 2001@05:54:00.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 16 June 2002@15:50:57.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 16 June 2002@15:51:58.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 June 2002@03:07:39.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 14 January 2010@01:30:17.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 6 February 2012@05:22:36.
David Whitehead on 20 August 2013@06:41:45.


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